IPL 2021 suspended: Australian cricketers anxious, hope travel ban will be lifted, says Pat Cummins

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Australia and Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Pat Cummins has reacted to his country's Prime Minister Scott Morrison's comments implicit banning each travelers from India till May 15, calling it shocking.

Australia pacer Pat Cummins. (Courtesy by BCCI)

Australia pacer Pat Cummins. (Courtesy by BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Australian cricketers anxious, anticipation question prohibition volition beryllium lifted: Pat Cummins
  • BCCI has decided to indefinitely suspend IPL 2021 owed to the Covid-19 crisis
  • Cricket Australia said it volition not question question prohibition exemptions for its players, officials

Australia Test vice-captain Pat Cummins connected Wednesday said that the prohibition connected travellers from India by the Australian authorities was shocking, and it has added to the anxiousness of its cricketers aft the suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.

Cummins is 1 of the Australian cricketers who participated successful the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 which was postponed indefinitely connected Tuesday, successful the aftermath of rising Covid-19 cases successful the tournament’s bio bubbles.

Australia accelerated bowler Cummins is isolating successful an Ahmedabad edifice aft 2 of his Kolkata Knight Riders teammates contracted COVID-19 earlier organizers pulled the plug connected the tourney connected Tuesday.

Cummins said Australia's question ban, which volition beryllium reviewed connected May 15, had travel arsenic a "little" of a shock.

"Obviously nary 1 has experienced that before," Cummins told Australian broadcaster Fox Sports.

"It added a spot of anxiousness for a fewer of the Aussies implicit here. But we signed up to play the tourney until the commencement of June.

"Hopefully it each re-opens connected May 15 and we’ll beryllium capable to get back."

Australia has banned travellers from India, including its ain citizens, from entering the state until May 15. Cricket Australia could not bring bully quality for the likes of Steve Smith and David Warner successful a connection with the Australian Cricketers' Association.

"CA and the ACA respect the determination of the Australian Government to intermission question from India until astatine slightest May 15 and volition not question exemptions," it said.

With 3.45 cardinal progressive cases, India recorded 357,229 caller infections connected Tuesday, portion deaths roseate by 3,449 to 222,408.

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